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Industrial Psychology

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Understand how psychology works in industry. By understanding the thought processes that take place in the minds of people at work, a manager or supervisor can develop empathy for their staff, and apply this empathy to the way they manage the workplace.

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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Mental Health
Communication Skills
Industrial Psychology
Skills and Training


This Course is Taught By:

Iona Lister

Her Background: Licentiate, Speech and Language Therapy, UK, Diploma in Advanced Counselling Skills.

She has been a clinician and manager of health services for fifteen years, and a trainer for UK-based medical charities, focusing on psychosocial issues, mental health disorders, and also the promotion of communication skills for people in helping roles. As a freelance writer, she contributes articles for magazines, has written four published books, and has written course material on coaching and counselling related fields.

Learn about:

workplace conditions
effects of management
motivation and incentives
social effects
psychological conditions
recruitment and more

Understand how people think at work. Develop skills to be a better manager, supervisor or employer.
Lesson Structure: Industrial Psychology BPS103

There are 10 lessons:

Free Will versus Determinism, Developmental and Interactive Expressions of Behaviour, NATURE versus NURTURE, Influence of Environment on Learning Behaviour, Modelling and Conformity, Conditioning involves Certain Environmental Factors which Encourage Learning to Take Place, Classical Conditioning, Operant Conditioning, Reinforcement & Punishment
Understanding the Employees Thinking
Sensation and perception, thinking and day dreaming, the Gestalt approach, unconscious and conscious psychic elements. explaining behaviour, knowledge of brain processes, personal interpretation of a given situation, instinct.
Terminology including: Mating, Curiosity, Maternal, Acquiring, Repulsion, Constructiveness, Rivalry, Laughter, Fighting, Walking, Swallowing, Play, Imitation, Sleep, Modesty, Domineering, Religion, Self Asserting, Sneezing, Thirst, Cleanliness, Workmanship, Parenting, Food seeking, Flight, Collecting, Sympathy.
Personality & Temperament
Mature & immature temperaments (eg. Sanguine, Melancholic, Choleric, Phlegmatic), emotional types, fear, intelligence, knowledge, deviation, etc
Psychological Testing
The Application Form; Psychological Test; The Interview; Intelligence Tests; Laws of Learning; Devising Tests; Selecting Appropriate Tests.
Management & Managers
Qualities of Managers, Understanding morale, discipline, training, etc
The Work Environment
Noise, Space, Light, Temperature, Speed of Work, etc. Accidents, Breakages, Fatigue etc.
Motivation and Incentives
Maslows model of self actualisation, Security, Money, Ambition, Companionship, Social reinforcement, Labour wastage, etc
Ways of seeking applicants, types of interview, ways of selecting staff.
Social Considerations
Group Behaviour, Conformity, Industrial Groups, THE HAWTHORNE EFFECT
Abnormalities and Disorders
Psychosis Neurosis Personality Disorders, Variance, Partial Disability (eg. arm.leg injuries; epilepsy, digestive disorders etc), The Psycho Neurotic.

Each lesson requires the completion of an assignment which is submitted to the academyl, marked by the academy's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
Learning Goals: Industrial Psychology BPS103

Discuss basic concepts that may be relevant to understanding industrial psychology.
Identify similarities and differences that occur in the way different employees perceive their workplace.
Discuss the effect of personality and temperament upon industrial psychology.
Identify applications for psychological testing in industrial management.
Discuss the psychology of management
Identify ways that the work environment might impact upon the psychology of people in a workplace
Explain how motivation influences work productivity.
Discuss the application of psychology to recruitment.
Explain the impact of social factors upon work productivity.
Discuss the significance of psychological disorders or abnormalities in a workplace.

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Psychology, Industrial Trade, Business Management
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